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Virus (Fukkatsu no hi )


Published 1980


A plane carrying biological warfare crashes, causing a deadly virus to be released, killing off most of the world's population. A handful of surviving scientists are in a hurry to find a cure. Will they succeed?

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Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: ACT1 NowPlaying - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 2, 2011
Subject: Really enjoyed this virus.
I enjoyed this version and it is worth the watch. We are showing now in our July 4th special news letter at ACT! Now Playing http://act1nowplaying.com/ACT1ENEWSLETTERPAGE201107012011typsfw.aspx with more classic commercials and trailers from the archive. Where you will find some of the Best of the Archive. Thanks for posting.
Reviewer: USABG58 - favoritefavoritefavorite - June 3, 2011
Subject: Not Fair to Review
This is not the full-length version and one or more scenes are put out of order from what the director intended. So, it's not fair to judge the move based on this cut-up version. Now fellows, who where teenagers in the '60's or '70'2, you have to admit, that any movie with a scenario wherein you're assigned to mate with Olivia Hussey, well...(dabbing forehead)...that's a great movie regardless!!!! The 'poor' fellow who presented his note showing he had an appointment to 'do' Olivia. -Darn!- Poor guy. What work! Wonder if he got to say, "Let's do it again to make sure you're pregnant? Wow. She's a true fox, as we used to call beautiful women back then. Anyways...I plan to rent full-length version and watch again.
Reviewer: JLMatterer - - June 2, 2011
Subject: Dead depressing
A very depressing film, with no hope or salvation offered or implied. Watch only if you're in the mood to spend over an hour and 1/2 to reach a highly negative and pointless ending.
Reviewer: flapfrog - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 11, 2007
Subject: worth the watch
still a classic to this day
Reviewer: hudgeliberal - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 11, 2007
Subject: Not as bad as suggested...
While not an Oscar winner by any account,this film has taken a beating over the years,yet with a solid cast(even if they are past prime)and a decent story that has been retold in films like Outbreak and many others,this is a film worth a look. Some controversial scenes like when they decide that they must re-populate the world yet there are only a handful of women compared to many men. Check it out..not that bad.
Reviewer: killer_09 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 2, 2007
Subject: another version of the film
A very ambitious and beautiful film, reminds me of the short from Kurosawa's Dreams where scientists cause a similar situation.

a widescreen version (slightly windowboxed) is available here: http://www.archive.org/details/Virus_Fukkatsu_no_hi
Reviewer: shiphappens - favoritefavorite - April 30, 2007
Subject: Virus Alert
Stock footage and stereotypical characters and actors on thier last leg are combined into an amalgum of hollywood drival aimed at the lowest common denominator.
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